Power Line Design & Staking
San Marcos, TX
PLDS Level 1
San Marcos, TX
NESC Overview & Clearance Basics
Basic Electricity Overview
Use of Engineering & Drafting Tools
Distribution System Eqpt ID & Use
Ruling Span Calculations & Sag Charts
Transformer & Conductor Sizing Basics
Single Phase Mechanical Design
OH Line Design—Easements & ROW Issues
Power Systems Overview
San Marcos Electric Utilities
Time & Location
March 24 - 27, 2020
8:30-4:30 Tue-Thu, 8:30-Noon Fri
Dunbar Park 801 W. MLK Drive San Marcos, TX 78666
(within 5-7 miles of training)
108 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
104 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
106 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
About this Course
Course 101: Power Line Design & Staking, Level 1 – 3.5 days
Hours: 21 CEUs: 2.1(PDHs: 21)
In Level 1 Power Line Design and Staking, students will gain a strong foundation necessary to help them advance in the field of line design and staking. This class will include the basic engineering of overhead single-phase lines typically expected of beginning line design personnel. After completion of this course, participants will be able to complete overhead transformer and service conductor sizing, calculate accurate guy leads for both angle and dead end situations, interpret and implement sag charts in clearance design, and will be able to navigate the NESC in order to locate important rules and tables necessary for safe design. Course handbook, scientific calculator and class supplies provided (calculator needed for Levels 2-4 also).
NOTE: Students need to bring a copy of the current 2017 NESC to class (not included in course materials).
Deadline for registration is March 13, 2020. Registrations will be confirmed via email, but participants are not guaranteed space in the class until payment is received. Thank you!
Registrants who cancel in writing on or before Feb 28, 2020 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after Feb 18, 2020 will not receive a refund, but attendee substitutions will be allowed for this event only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel by Feb 18, 2020 are responsible for the full registration.
Registration & Price
Power Line Design & Staking - Level 1
March 24-27, 2020 - San Marcos, TX
Important: When you SUBMIT this Registration Form, you will be taken to a course confirmation page. If you are not routed to this page, please contact us at: 404-890-5514, ext 105 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pricing - $1495/person ($1450 if register by Feb 28, 2020)
3 or more registrations from same utility receive additional 5% discount!